Impact of Schedule Management Plan on Project Management Effectiveness
D. Suresh1, A. Sivakumar2

1D.Suresh*, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Dr.A.Sivakumar, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on September 18, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on October 15, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 30, 2019. | PP: 3350-3355 | Volume-9 Issue-1, October 2019 | Retrieval Number: A1515109119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.A1515.109119
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Abstract: Project management is a strategy implemented in service and manufacturing sector organisations to manage the effective completion of a project. The successful running of an organization, i.e. the organizational performance and timely achievement of goals depends on the effective project management. Schedule management is a process of controlling, scheduling, and monitoring the entire working process of an organization. Thus, it is relevant to have efficient schedule management plan implemented in the organization to have effective project management. This study aimed to check the impact of schedule management planning on project management effectiveness. A close ended questionnaire is used as a tool to collect the data on the perception of 208 employees about relevance of schedule management planning in their project management strategy. The analysis shows that factors affecting schedule management plan does have a significant and positive impact on project management effectiveness. The findings of this study can be used by organisations, particularly in the manufacturing sector, to correctly identify the project management parameters that require more attention and utilize schedule management planning to enhance the effectiveness of their operational processes.
Keywords: Schedule management planning, Project management, Project management effectiveness, organizational performance, Project performance.